America is living stormy Monday while the pulpit is preaching happy Sunday. Can we recover a blues sensibility?
Our guests know that resurrection defies logic. That is why they come sidling through our doors—every one of them comes hoping for it.
Brian Blount mounts a sweeping plea for bold preaching about the God who invades and routes death. Resurrection, he argues, transforms all of us “living dead” into witnesses.
Frightened disciples—cowering behind a bolted door—emerged from hiding as fearless and fierce followers. What changed them was the conviction that their crucified friend was alive.